First look at 2017 budgets: Some growth, mostly flat

It may seem like just yesterday we rung in the new year, but it’s already time for most IT pros to turn their eyes to 2017. What does next year have in store for budgets?

Survey shows the weird side of candidate interviews

The shortage of qualified techs and a hot job market means that many IT pros have to look past some shortcomings in order to make a job offer. But would you still extend an offer if the candidate asked you to share an ice cream cone?

Report: After slow growth, tech salaries jumped in 2015

You may not have necessarily noticed it, but according to Dice.com, salaries for IT pros had one of their best years yet in 2015. 

Lying on résumés: America’s other pastime

If you’ve ever caught a job candidate stretching the truth on an application, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re in good company. But does the problem lie in an antiquated method for selecting hires? 

Hiring set to pick up for the rest of the year

IT pros who are looking to add talent in 2016 may not want to wait: Some of their competitors are getting a jump on things, looking to add staff before the end of 2015. 

Hire techs like Google … more or less

A Google HR exec has a new book out that tells you how to hire the best candidates just like Google does … that is, if you have a nearly unlimited budget and a giant organization behind you. 

Looking for good tech talent? Yeah. So is everyone else

It’s not getting any easier to find and retain good techs. Here’s what the competition is up to – and how you can help keep your staff happy and in-house. 

IT hiring picks up: How to add (or retain) staff

When IT hiring accelerates, it can be good or bad news. On the one hand, companies are expanding their departments. On the other, you risk losing your best people to the competition.

Survey: Job-hopping is the new norm

Anyone who manages staff knows what a headache it can be when there’s turnover. It may be of little comfort when you’re scrambling to replace techs, but know this: You’re not alone. 

Time to double-check VMWare certificates

VMWare has announced a change to its oldest certification that could mean IT pros will have to brush up on their credentials.